Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £188 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Engineer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.44% 1.36% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.45% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Liverpool median daily rate £188 £103 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.93% -48.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £126 £101 £146
90th Percentile £239 £319 £253
Merseyside median daily rate £180 £103 £200
% change year-on-year +75.61% -48.75% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £11.78 - £12.00
90th Percentile £16.38 - £15.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 396 415 555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 94.32% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 260 294
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £383 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.67% -5.27%
10th Percentile £184 £205 £159
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 27
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £9.60 £12.45 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £24.67 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.31% +6.67% -3.23%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Support Engineer in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Liverpool over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Liverpool

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
6 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) DSL
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL